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WARNING: TR site weirdness planned for Wed. June 28

By Jay Garmon Contributor ·
Just a heads up to all the hardcore TechRepublic fanatics out there. We're going to briefly shut down our global user authentication system for maintenance on Wednesday, June 28, 2006 from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm Pacific Time.

This shutdown may or may not affect any TR feature that requires a member to log in (posting, editing, visiting restricted forums, viewing customized feeds such as Posts From My Contacts, updating profiles, saving items, subscribing to alerts, or modifying newsletter subscriptions). It may also cause unanticipated weirdness, so expect the unexpected.

If stuff is still screwy on Thursday morning, send up a flare.

--Jay

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Thanks for the heads up!

by Tig2 In reply to WARNING: TR site weirdnes ...

I shall plan to ignore any and all strangeness. Thanks for letting us know!

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Thanks Jay

by j.lupo In reply to WARNING: TR site weirdnes ...

Appreciate the warning. Will be watching and happy to report on Thursday if there is still any craziness happening.

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Nice to know.

by mjd420nova In reply to WARNING: TR site weirdnes ...

Few admins would even say anything until it happened. No one ever gets warned, least of all the help desk to as to avoid flooding. It's difficult to remember that your initial objective was to drain the swamp when you're up to to your a$$ in aligators.

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last time

by Jaqui In reply to Nice to know.

that Jay forgot to let us know he really got flamed for it from the "hard core" addicts

we scared him into letting us know in advance.

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now Jay,

by Jaqui In reply to WARNING: TR site weirdnes ...

you know darned well that you'll get flooded with complaints at 4:35 pm pacific time even with the warning.

I bet even gg will make sure she is online and here just after 12:30 am thursday [ her time ] to be able to complain. ]:)

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As Queen Geek GG

by HAL 9000 Moderator In reply to now Jay,

Will be issuing Royal Commands I can just see it now GG running around screaming Off with Their Heads! :^0

Sorry Jay but that was the first thing that came to mind when I read the above posting and Jaqui didn't help any.

Col ]:)

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Well the save to my workspace doesn't

by j.lupo In reply to WARNING: TR site weirdnes ...

seem to be working. I keep getting the Page cannot be found message.

I wanted to make certain I could find this message easily. Oh well.

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Oh dear

by Neil Higgins In reply to Well the save to my works ...

as it will be the early hours here in the UK,that means I can go to bed early then.Even so,I'l probably get complaints later that morning at work that TR went all weird overnight!! He,he.

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What!!!

by OnTheRopes In reply to WARNING: TR site weirdnes ...

No! No!

All right, if you must, go ahead and fix stuff but without the current weirdness TR will never be the same.

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Maybe, NeverBusted...

by Tig2 In reply to What!!!

They will install new weirdness! That could be fun, right???
:)

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